Reduced local atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide from reduced traffic under COVID-19

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, with reduction in automotive traffic, appear to reduce NO2 concentrations in near-road urban settings, as would be expected from the known role of traffic in primary emissions. The COVID crisis is not a practical or meaningful example of anti-pollution measures, but inadvertently presents a stark test of how human behavior impacts environmental … Continue reading Reduced local atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide from reduced traffic under COVID-19